n South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Diagnostic features of polycystic ovary syndrome : review article

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0038-2329
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Extracted from text ... 30 SAJOG March 2006, Vol. 12, No. 1 Diagnostic features of polycystic ovary syndrome REVIEW ARtIclE N Barday-Karbanee, MB chB, DtM&H, BSc Hons (Reprod Biol) Berg Medicross, Newville, Johannesburg t I Siebert, MMed (O&G), FcOG M H Botha, MMed (O&G), FcOG t F Kruger, MMed, MD, FRcOG Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, tygerberg Hospital and Stellenbosch University, tygerberg, W cape Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the commonest endocrinopathies in women.1 It was first described by Stein and Leventhal2 in 1935, as the association of infertility, obesity, hirsutism and bilateral enlarged polycystic ovaries. As a syndrome, PCOS has had ..

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